KHS Parent Newsletter

Oct 2nd- Oct 7th, 2017

KHS Mission and Vision

Mission: KHS exists to educate and empower all students to become responsible citizens, and life-long learners in an ever-changing world.

Vision: Kempner High School we provide a safe, positive and diverse environment that fosters responsibility, character and leadership.


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Homecoming 2017- Next Week!

Oct 2nd- Oct 7th, 2017

* Please remember students should stay in dress code. ( Ex: No short dresses, shorts, inappropriate costumes)

Dress Up Days:

Monday: Throwback Day

Tuesday: Twin Day

Wednesday: Character Day

Thursday: Class Color Day

9- orange

10- yellow

11- Green

12- white

Friday: Maroon Out

Oct- 5. Parade & Pep Rally. 7pm @ KHS

Oct 6. GAME DAY! Pregame: If you are interested in coming and tailgating with the KHS Staff, please bring your own food and non alcoholic beverage in the back parking lot at Mercer Stadium. Pregame for Homecoming Court is at 6:30 pm at Mercer Stadium.

Oct 7 dance. 8-midnight @ KHS
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Counselor Alpha-Split by last name

A – Dan : Mrs. R. Edwards

Dao - Ji: Ms. D. Durgens

Jo – Ngo: Ms. T. Burrell

Ngu – Re: Mrs. D. Minix

Ro- Z: Mrs. J. Jongeward

Level changes start September 29th thru October 27th. Last day for 11th or 12th grade student to drop a course for no credit, office aide or off campus is October 27, 2017.

On Wednesday October 11, 2017, all high school students will participate in testing.

9th Grade

PSAT 8/9

10th and 11th Grade


12th Grade

Possible TSI Prep

9th Grade Study Guide accessible on line: PSAT Study Guide

10th and 11th Grade students received PSAT Study Guides through their Social Studies classes September 25th and 26th.

Important Dates:

October 4, 2017 – FBISD College Night Travis High School 6:00 pm – 8 pm

October 7, 2017 – SAT Test

October 11, 2017 – FBISD College Night Marshall High School 6:00 pm – 8 pm

October 11, 2017 - PSAT Test

October 27, 2017 Last Day for 9th – 12th grade students to drop levels. Last day to drop a course (junior or senior only) for no credit office aide, off campus (senior only) must be on track with credits.

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Skyward’s Family Access is an easy way to communicate with your student’s school and teachers. If your student is a current FBISD student and you do not already have access, contact Kempner’s Data Entry office at 281-634-2317 or the Registrar’s office at 281-634-2321 to obtain access. Please note that if you enrolled your student using the online registration process you already have access.

Can’t remember you password? No problem! Simply contact the Data Entry or Registrar’s office and we will be happy to send you an account reset link to your email.

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IMPORTANT: We need your student information updated in Skyward. These are the usual first day forms that are now in SKYWARD! Please make sure this is taken care of ASAP!

PICTURE RETAKES: Make up picture day for students is Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

PSAT INFO: The 8/9 PSAT and the 10/11 PSAT/NMSQT will take place on Wednesday, October 11. Room assignments will be posted throughout the school the day before the test. Testing will begin promptly at the beginning of 1st period once attendance has been taken. Students who are late will not be allowed to enter the testing room. Freshmen and Sophomores will need to bring their own approved calculator, if wanting to use one. The district will be sending out communication to parents/guardians about what calculators are acceptable. Juniors will be provided calculators by the school to use as their test score can qualify them for a potential scholarship. Contact the KHS Campus Assessment Coordinator, Mr. Amos, at 281-634-2306, with any questions.

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Textbook Request Form

Please allow at least 24-48 hours for your request to be processed. Once your request is processed, you will be called to Office 700 to pick it up.

KHS Volunteer Information

Please consider being a KHS volunteer!!